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Swansea Public Services Board is a partnership of public services who work together with businesses, community and voluntary groups and citizens to improve Swansea’s well-being. This means making

‘Swansea a better place for people and for the planet, both now and in the future’.

An Assessment of Local Well-being brings together evidence about issues which impact quality of life in Swansea. This information is used to develop a Local Well-being Plan and well-being objectives that drive joint action to tackle challenges in Swansea. The evidence also influences the decision making and priorities of Public Services Board partners.

In 2017, Swansea PSB published its first Assessment of Local Well-being which you can read here. This aimed to gain a balanced understanding of quality of life in Swansea and how we can improve it. We are now looking to update and build on this important evidence base. Facts and statistics are important but we also need to understand what life is really like for people in Swansea

We want to understand what matters for individuals in Swansea today and what this means for our economy, our society, our environment and our culture. This survey asks the people of Swansea to help us understand the things that matter most to them and their community. By sharing your experiences and stories, you can help us focus on and improve what matters most in Swansea.

Q1 Are you ...

Well-being is about people’s quality of life, and how this this is connected to the environment in which we live, the economy in which we work, the society we enjoy and culture we share.
We want to understand how you feel about the well-being of your community and what matters most to you thinking about environmental, economic, social and cultural well-being in Swansea.

Q3 Do you agree or disagree that well-being in Swansea is likely to improve in the future?


Swansea’s economic well-being is about how we generate prosperity through enterprise, not for profit and public sector activity. The infrastructure and transport that supports us and how we educate and train people so they can access decent work and financial security throughout life.

Q4 Here is a list of some topic areas related to Swansea’s economic well-being. Please tick any of the areas you think are particularly important:


Swansea’s social well-being focuses on people’s mental and physical health and how we care for each other. How safe, connected and comfortable we feel in our communities and if we have independence, equality and respect.

Q6 Here is a list of some topic areas related to Swansea’s social well-being. Please tick any of the areas you think are particularly important:

All regions in Wales are required to undertake a Population Needs Assessment. The aim of this is to gather information and opinions on issues relating to health and social care to help plan for the future and make services better. Responses to the following question will be very useful in helping to inform the assessment for our region.



Swansea’s environmental well-being focuses on how Swansea impacts and is impacted by nature, climate change and pollution. As well as how we use the planet’s resources, generate and consume energy and look after the built and natural spaces we live in.

Q9 Here is a list of some topic areas related to Swansea’s environmental well-being. Please tick any of the areas you think are particularly important:


Swansea’s cultural well-being focuses on the way we live our lives, the community connections we make, the Welsh language, traditions, beliefs and values we share. It celebrates our heritage, our landscape and the sports, leisure, arts and recreational activities we enjoy.

Q11 Here is a list of some topic areas related to Swansea’s cultural well-being. Please tick any of the areas you think are particularly important:
Q14 Would you like to be contacted to help us better understand and improve Swansea’s well-being in future?

About You

These questions are optional, but we need to ask them to understand if our survey has reached the right people and to understand how different groups feel about allowing us to address this if we can.  
In accordance with Data Protection law, any information requested on the following questions is held in the strictest confidence for data analysis purposes only. For further information about how Swansea Council uses your personal data, please see our corporate privacy notice on our website www.swansea.gov.uk/privacynotice

Q16 Are you...?
Q17 Is your gender the same as that which you were assigned at birth?
Q18 How old are you …
Q19 Would you describe yourself as...
Please mark all that apply
Q20 To what 'ethnic' group do you consider
Q21 What is your religion, even if you are not currently practicing?
Please mark one box or write in
Q22 What is your sexual orientation
Q23 Can you understand, speak, read or write Welsh?
Please mark all that apply
Q24 Which languages do you use from day to day?
Please mark all that apply
Q25 Do you have any long-standing illness, disability or infirmity?  
By long-standing we mean anything that has troubled you over a period of time or that is likely to affect you over time.
This could also be defined Under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 as: "Having a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long term adverse effect on your ability to carry out normal day to day activities.”
Q26 Does this illness or disability limit your activities in any way?

Thank you for your participation

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